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An electrical engineer and senior editor for Aviation Week and Space Technology, Philip Klass began investigating UFOs in 1966 after participating in a panel discussion on the subject for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). From that time forward Klass has investigated UFO sightings in an effort to find a credible prosaic explanation, and became one of the most widely recognized UFO "debunkers." A founding member of the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), serving on the Executive Council and the UFO subcommittee, Klass has authored seven books and numerous articles on UFOs, including the Skeptics UFO Newsletter in 1989. In the early 1970s, he became interested in space based weapons, and began collecting material related to the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) for a possible book. The Klass Collection relate to his forty-plus years of investigating UFO sightings, and includes correspondence with many of the leading UFOlogists, both pro and con. The collection contains case files, subject files, and correspondence. In addition, Klass' SDI material is included.

Background note

Philip J. Klass was born in Des Moines, Iowa on November 8, 1919 to Raymond and Ann Klass, and was raised along with his younger sister in Cedar Rapids. Attending Iowa State University, Klass graduated in 1941 with his bachelors of science in electrical engineering and went to work that same year as an engineer at General Electric's facility in Schenectady, NY.

In 1952 Klass became a technical journalist for Aviation Week & Space Technology (AWST) magazine, one of the leading publications for the aerospace industry. He remained with the magazine for 34 years, eventually becoming senior avionics editor. Taking semi-retirement in June 1, 1986, he continued on as a contributing editor working from home. During his time with the magazine, Klass kept a workaholic schedule putting in over forty-plus hours a week researching and writing articles. He wrote some of the first articles on inertial guidance technology, infrared missile guidance and detection, and the development of microelectronics. As a result of his work at AWST, he earned the distinction of being only one of two journalists to be named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He received awards from the Aviation/Space Writers Association in 1972, 1974, 1975, 1977, and 1986; and the Lauren D. Lyman Award in 1989 for his distinguished career. From the Royal Aeronautical Society (London) Klass received the Boeing Decade of Excellence Award for lifetime achievement in 1989.

In addition to his distinguished career as an aerospace journalist, Klass developed a career investigating UFO sightings. Klass began investigating UFOs in 1966 after participating in a panel discussion for the IEEE. Unfamiliar with the subject, he read John G. Fuller's Incident at Exeter: the Story of Unidentified Flying Objects Over America Today (New York: Putnam, 1966), which contained reports of glowing fireballs near high-tension power lines, and began looking at the possibility that UFOs could be nothing more then freak atmospheric electrical phenomenon such as ball lighting. When he entered the field of UFO investigation he held the premise that people were honestly reporting what they believed they saw. He soon learned that people sometimes held ulterior motives when reporting UFO sightings. His first investigation in 1966 of a sighting two years earlier near Socorro, NM showed that the report was merely a hoax in an attempt to bring tourism to the economically depressed town.

Klass has gone on to investigate numerous UFO sighting and abduction cases, including the 1975 Travis Walton "UFO Abduction" case, which he concluded was a hoax. Klass also investigated the MJ-12 Papers, which alleged that President Harry Truman created a top secret group called Majestic-12 to deal with the 1947 saucer crash. Klass' investigation demonstrated that the documents were counterfeit. In return Klass has been accused of being an agent of the U.S. government disseminating disinformation in a UFO cover-up, however, Klass doubts the ability of the government to cover up something as large as a crashed saucer in light of the failure to maintain secrecy around events such as Watergate and the Iran-Contra Affair. Admitting that if he obtained information that UFOs did exist he would not hesitate to write the article himself. Klass has the distinction of being labeled one of the leading UFO skeptics, along with Edward Uhler Condon and Donald Howard Menzel.

Out of his investigations, Klass has published seven books, his first being UFOs-Identified in 1968. He has also participated in UFO lectures and programs sponsored by both skeptics and pro-UFOlogists. In 1976 Klass was a founding member of the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP) along with Carl Sagan, Isaac Asimov, Paul Kurtz, Ray Hyman, James Randi, Martin Gardner, and Sidney Hook. The purpose of CSICOP is to support the analytical investigation of paranormal and fringe-science claims from a responsible, scientific point of view, and provide information to the general public.

Klass began donating his papers to the APS in 1988 with the view that the collection would one day help historians of pseudo-science understand how UFOlogy became so popular in the late-Twentieth Century. Philip Klass died on August 9, 2005 in Cocoa, FL.

Scope and content

The Collection of Philip J. Klass, an electrical engineer and UFO investigator, consist of 36 linear feet of materials documenting his writing and investigations of UFO sightings. Klass used his training as an engineer and technical writer in order to find a credible prosaic explanation for UFO sightings. Producing work on a scholarly level, Klass became one of the leading UFO skeptics along with Edward Uhler Condon and Donald Howard Menzel (whose papers are also at the APS). Klass was also instrumental in founding the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), serving on the Executive Council and chairing the UFO subcommittee.

The collection is an ideal source for researchers investigating UFOs from a debunker's perspective, and his interaction with both the pro and con UFOlogy community. In addition, Klass' collection is valuable for the study of UFOlogy in popular culture through newspaper clippings and correspondence with the general public interested in UFOs, who openly expressed their opinions of his publications and public appearances. For historians of science and technology, the SDI material is an ideal source of material that documents the rise and decline of missile defense technology in the realms of public opinion, government policy, and technology. It contains newspaper and magazine clippings, government reports, and organizational material. It should be noted that the Klass Collection documents neither his work as an electrical engineer at GE, nor his career as an editor at AWST. The collection also lacks any documentation of Klass' personal life.

The collection is divided into eight series, and centers on Klass' UFO investigation material. Contained within the collection are correspondence, case files, subject files, material from conferences, periodicals related to UFOs, and audiovisual material.

Series ICorrespondence, 1966-19924 boxes; 2 linear feet
Series IICase Files, 1948-199311 boxes; 5.5 linear feet
Series IIISubject Files, 1950-199610 boxes; 5 linear feet
Series IVSDI Material, 1957-19919 boxes; 4.5 linear feet
Series VConferences, 1968-19921 boxes; 0.5 linear feet
Series VIPeriodicals, 1967-200022 boxes; 11 linear feet
Series VIIA/V, 1980-199810 boxes; 5 linear feet
Series VIIIAnnotated Publications, 1975-19982 boxes; 1 linear feet

Collection information

Restrictions

Restrictions on Use:

Material in Series V-VIII (or elsewhere) may not duplicated except under fair use provisions of the copyright act.

Provenance

The Klass Papers were donated by Philip J. Klass in 1988. Additions to the collection have been made annually.

Preferred citation

Cite as: Philip Klass Collection, American Philosophical Society.

Processing information

Catalogued by J. J. Ahern, 2002.

Separated material

The following books have been transferred to the Printed Materials Department for storage. Please consult the Curator of Books for access.

  1. Ackerman, John. To Catch a Flying Saucer: A Scientific Theory of UFO's. San Diego, CA: Univelt, Inc., 1989.
  2. Adams, Russell B., Jr. ed. Mysteries of the Unknown: The UFO Phenomenon. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1987.
  3. Banchs, Roberto E. Fenomenos aereos Inusuales: Un enfoque biopsicosocial. Buenos Aires: LEUKA, 1994.
  4. Basterfield, Keith. UFOs: The Image Hypothesis: Close Encounters of an Australian Kind. Sydney, New South Wales: Reed, 1981. Call No.: 629.4 B29c.
  5. Beam Defense: An Alternative to Nuclear Destruction. Fallbrook, CA: Aero Publishers, Inc., 1983.
  6. Billig, Otto. Flying Saucers: magic in the Skies. Cambridge, MA.: Schenkman Pub. Co., 1982. Call No.: 629.4 B49f.
  7. Blania-Bolnar, Zbigniew. Zdarzenie W Emilcinie. Pandora, 1995.
  8. Blum, Howard. Out There: The Government's Secret Quest for Extraterrestrials. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990. Call No.: 629.4 B627o.
  9. Boyd, Robert D. International Who's Who in UFOlogy Directory. Mobile, AL: Southeastern Press, 1988.
  10. Brookesmith, Peter. Alien Abductions. London: Blandford, 1998.
  11. Brookesmith, Peter. UFO: The Government Files. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1996.
  12. Brown, Courtney. Cosmic Voyage: A Scientific Discovery of Extraterrestrials Visiting Earth. New York: Dutton, 1996.
  13. Butler, Brenda, et. al. Sky Crash: a Cosmic Conspiracy. Suffolk: N. Spearman, 1984. Call No.: 629.4 B97s.
  14. Carter, Aston B. and David N. Schwarts, ed. Ballistic Missile Defense. Washington D.C.: The Brookings Institution, 1984.
  15. Center for UFO Studies. Associate Newsletter / Center for UFO Studies. Lima, Ohio: The Center, Physical Description. Call No.: 629.4 C33an.
  16. Chayes, Antonia J. and Paul Doty, ed. Defending Deterrence: Managing the ABM Treaty Regime into the 21st Century. Washington, D.C.: Pegamon-Brassey's, 1989. Call No.:
  17. Cohen, Daniel. The World of UFOs. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1978. Call No.: 629.4 C66w.
  18. Coleman, William. I Was a Project Blue Book Consultant. Tokyo: Green Arrow Books, 1990. Call No.: 629.4 C67I.
  19. Collins, John M. Military Space Forces: The Next 50 Years. Washington, D.C.: Pegamon-Brassey's, 1989.
  20. Condon, Edward U. Final Report of the Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying Objects. Boulder, CO: University of Colorado, 1968. Call No.: 629.4 C75s.
  21. Conroy, Ed. Report on Communion: an Independent Investigation of and Commentary on Whitley Strieber's Communion. New York: Morrow, 1989. Call No.: 629.4 C76r.
  22. Cousineau, Phil. UFO: Secrets Revealed. New York: Harper Collins, 1995.
  23. Cousineau, Phil. UFOs: A Manual for the Millennium. New York: Harper Collins, 1995.
  24. David, Jay, ed. Flying Saucers Have Arrived! New York: World Pub. Co., 1970. Call No.: 629.4 D28f.
  25. Downing, Barry H. The Bible and Flying Saucers. N.Y.: Avon Books, 1970. Call No.: 629.4 D75b.
  26. Dykes, Mervyn. Strangers in Our Skies: UFOs over New Zealand. Lower Hutt, New Zealand: INL Print, 1981. Call No.: 629.4 D99s.
  27. Edwards, Frank. Flying Saucers, Here and Now! New York: L. Stuart, 1967. Call No.: 629.4 Ed9f.
  28. Fawcett, George D. Quarter Century Studies of UFOs in Florida, North Carolina and Tennessee. Mount Airy, N.C.: Pioneer Printing Co., 1975. Call No.: 629.4 F28q.
  29. Fawcett, Lawrence and Barry J. Greenwood. Clear Intent: The Government Coverup of the UFO Exerience. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1984.
  30. Flying saucer material-various paper backs. Table of contents available. Call No.: 629.4 F67b.
  31. Flying saucer material-various periodicals. Table of contents available. Call No.: 629.4 F67p.
  32. Fogarty, Quentin. Let's Hope They're Friendly! Wellington, Australia: Reed, 1982. Call No.: 629.4 F68L.
  33. Fowler, Raymond E. The Anderson Affair: Phase Two. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1982.
  34. Frazier, Kendrick, et. al. ed. The UFO Invasion: The Roswell Incident, Alien Abductions, and Government Coverups. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1997.
  35. Friedman, Stanton T. and Don Berliner. Crash at Corona: The Definitive Study of the Roswell Incident. New York: Marlowe & Co., 1995.
  36. Friesner, Esther M. and Martin H. Greenberg. Alien Pregnant by Elvis. New York: DAW Books, 1994.
  37. Fuller, John G. The Interrupted Journey: Two lost Hours "Aboard a Flying Saucer" New York: Dial Press, 1966. Call No.: 629.4 F95I.
  38. Gadd, Laurence, comp. The Second Book of the Strange. New York: Prometheus Books, 1981. Call No.: 629.4 G12s.
  39. Gantois, Door J. M. UFO's en Andere Vreemde Natuurverschijnselen. Zutphen: Thieme, n.d. Call No.: 629.4 G15u.
  40. Goldsmith, Donald, and Tobias Owen. The Search for Life in the Universe. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing, 1992.
  41. Haines, Ricard F. ed. UFO Phenomena and the Behavioral Scientist. Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, 1979.
  42. Hobana, Ion and Julien Weverbergh. UFO's from Behind the Iron Curtain New York: Bantam Books, 1975. Call No.: 629.4 H65u.
  43. Hopkins, Budd. Intruders: The Incredible Visitations at Copley Woods. New York: Random House, 1987.
  44. Hopkins, Budd. Missing Time. New York: Ballatine Books, 1981.
  45. Hopkins, Budd. Missing Time: a Documented Study of UFO Abductions. New York: R. Marek Publishers, 1981. Call No.: 629.4 H77m.
  46. Hynek, J. Allen, and Jacques Vallee. The Edge of Reality: A Progress report on Unidentified Flying Objects. Chicago, Il.: Henry Regnery Co., 1975.
  47. Jansma, Sidney J., Sr. UFO's and Evolution. ??:??, 1981.
  48. Journal of UFO Studies. Volume 2, 1990. 629.4 J82
  49. Jung, C. G. Flying Saucers; a Modern Myth of Things Seen in the Skies. Translated from the German by R. F. C. Hull. New York: New American Library, 1969. Call No.: 629.4 J95f.
  50. Kampen, Hans van. Ufo's boven de Lage Landen: een uitgebreid overzicht met opzienbarende onthullingen. Bussum: Kern, 1978. Call No.: 629.4 K12u.
  51. Karas, Thomas. The New High Ground: Strategies and Weapons of Space-Age War. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1983.
  52. Keyhoe, Donald E. and Gordon I. R. Lore, Jr. ed. UFOs: a New Look; a Special Report. Washington: National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena, 1969. Call No.: 629.4 Pam. no.21.
  53. Kinder, Gary. Light Years: an Investigation into the Extraterrestrial Experiences of Eduard Meier. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1987. Call No.: 629.4 K575L.
  54. Knight, David C. UFOs, a Pictorial History from Antiquity to the Present. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1979. Call No.: 629.4 K74u.
  55. Krapf, Phililp H. The Contact has Begun: The True Story of a Journalist's Enounter with Alien Beings. Carlsbad, CA: Hay House, 1998.
  56. Krapf, Phillip H. The Challenge of Contact: A Mainstream Journalist's Report on Interplanetary Diplomacy. Novato, CA: Origin Press, 2001.
  57. Lore, Jr. Gordon I. R., and Harold H. Deneault, Jr. Mysteries of the Skies; UFOs in Perspective. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall 1968. Call No.: 629.4 L89m.
  58. Lorenzen, Coral E. Flying Saucers: the Startling Evidence of the Invasion from Outer Space. New York: Signet Book, Published by the New American Library, 1966. Call No.: 629.4 L88f.r.
  59. Lorenzen, Coral E. UFOs: The Whole Story. New York: New American Library, 1969. Call No.: 629.4 L88uf.
  60. Lorenzen, Coral E. Flying Saucer Occupants. New York: New American Library, 1967. Call No.: 629.4 L88fL.
  61. Lorenzen, Jim. UFO's Over the Americas. New York: New American Library, 1968. Call No.: 629.4 L88u.
  62. Mack, John E. Abductions: Human Encounters with Aliens.. Accord, MA : Wheeler Pub., 1994. Call No.: 629.4 M25a
  63. Magosci, Oscar. My Space Odyssey in UFOs. Toronto: Quest Group, 1980. Call No.: 629.4 M27m.
  64. Mathes, J. H. and Lenora Huett. The Amnesia Factor: Extraterrestrial Communications Breakthrough. Millbrae, CA: Celestial Arts, 1975. Call No.: 629.4 M42a.
  65. Matheson, Terry. Alien Abductions: Creating a Modern Phenomenon. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1998.
  66. Mayer, Ann Margaret. Who's Out There?: UFO Encounters. New York: J. Messner, 1979. Call No.: 629.4 M45w.
  67. McCampbell, James M. UFOlogy. Millbrae, CA: Celestial Arts, 1976. Call No.: 629.4 M13u.
  68. McHugh, Tom. Flying Saucers are Everywhere. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1995.
  69. Meaden, George Terence. The Circles Effect and Its Mysteries. Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, U.K.: Artetech Publishing Col., 1989.
  70. Milton, A. Fenner, et. al. Making Space Defense Work: Must the Superpowers Cooperate? Washington, D.C.: Pergamon-Brassey's, 1989.
  71. MUFON UFO Symposium Proceedings. 1975, 1977-1982, 1985-1989. Call No.: 629.4 M98s
  72. Nakamura, Shozo. The Space Aliens Exist. Tokyo: Green Arrow Books, n.d. Call No.: 629.4 N15s.
  73. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Field Resonance Propulsion Concept. Houston: Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, 1979. Call No.: 629.4 Pam. no.22.
  74. Nesheim, Eric and Leif Nesheim. Saucer Attack!: Pop Culture in the Golden Age of Flying Saucers. Los Angeles, CA: Kitchen Sink Press, 1997.
  75. Oberg, James E. UFOs & Outer Space Mysteries: A Sympathetic Skeptic's Report. Norfolk, VA: Donning, 1982.
  76. Olsen, Thomas M.. The Reference for Outstanding UFO Sighting Reports: UFOIRC-6601, November 1966 Riderwood, Md.: UFO Information Retrieval Center, 1966. Call No.: 629.4 OL8r.
  77. Pacheco, Nelson S. and Tommy R. Blann. Unmasking the Enemy: Visions Around the World and Global Deception in the End Times. Arlington, VA: Bendan Press, 1993.
  78. Pawlicki, T.B. How to Build a Flying Saucer: and Other Proposals in Speculative Eengineerings. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1981. Call No.: 629.4 P28h.
  79. Pinkney, John. Alien Honeycomb: the First Solid Evidence of UFOs. Sydney: Pan Books, 1980. Call No.: 629.4 P65a.
  80. Pope, Nick. Open Skies, Closed Minds: For the First Time a Government UFO Expert Speaks Out. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1996.
  81. Pope, Nick. The Uninvited: An Expose of the Alien Abduction Phenomenon. London: Simon & Schuster, 1997.
  82. Randle, Kevin D. A History of UFO Crashes. New York : Avon Books, 1995. Call No.: 629.4 R14h
  83. Randle, Kevin D. Scientific UFOlogy: Roswell and beyond-how Scientific Ufology Can Prove the Reality of UFO's. New York: HarperCollins, 1999. Call No.: 629.4 R14s
  84. Randle, Kevin D. The October Scenario: UFO Abductions, Theories about them and a Prediction of When they will Return. Iowa City: Middle Coast Publishing, 1988.
  85. Randle, Kevin D. The UFO Case Book. New York: Warner Books, 1989. Call No.: 629.4 R14u
  86. Randle, Kevin D. and Donald R. Schmitt. The Truth about the UFO Crash at Roswell. New York: Avon Books, 1994.
  87. Randles, Jenny. Abduction. London: Guild Publishing, 1988.
  88. Randles, Jenny. Alien Contacts & Abductions: The Real Story from the Other Side. New York: Sterling Publishing, 1994.
  89. Rasmussen, Richard Michael. The UFO Literature: a Comprehensive Annotated Bibliography of Works in English. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1985. Call No.: 016.6294 R19u.
  90. Reeves-Stevens, Garfield. Nighteyes. New York: Bantam Books, 1989.
  91. Rhea, John. SDI: What Could Happen. Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1988.
  92. Sanderson, Ivan Terence. Uninvited Visitors; a Biologist looks at UFO's. New York: Cowles Education Corp., 1967. Call No.: 629.4 Sa5u.
  93. Seller, Charles E. UFO. Chicago, IL: Contemporary Books, 1997.
  94. Sheaffer, Robert. The UFO Verdict: Examining the Evidence. Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1981.
  95. Sifakis, Carl. Official Guide to UFO Sightings. New York: Sterling Pub., 1979. Call No.: 629.4 Si2o.
  96. Skeptic. Volume 7, Number 4, 1999. Call No.: 629.4 Sk2
  97. Spencer, John W. No Earthly Explanation: Mankind: A Space Experiment. Springfield, MA.: Phillips Publishing Co., 1974. Call No.: 629.4 Sp3n.
  98. Spielberg, Steven. Close Encounters of the Third Kind: a Novel. New York: Dell Publisheing Co., 1977. Call No.: 629.4 Sp4c.
  99. Stanford, Ray. Socorro "Saucer" in a Pentagon Pantry. Austin, TX: Blueapple Books, 1976. Call No.: 629.4 St2s.
  100. Startup, Bill. The Kaikoura UFOs. Aukland, N.Z.: Hodder and Stoughton, 1980.
  101. Steiger, Brad. Flying Saucers are Hostile. New York: Award Books, 1967. Call No.: 629.4 St3f.
  102. Steiger, Brad. Flying Saucer Invasion: Target-Earth. New York: Award Books, 1969. Call No.: 629.4 St3fL.
  103. Stevens, Wendelle C., and. Paul Dong. UFOS Over Modern China; a Survey of the Phenomenon. Tuscon, Ariz.: UFO Photo Archives, 1983. Call No.: 629.4 St45u.
  104. Stillings, Dennis, ed. "Cyberbiological Studies of the Imaginal Component in the UFO Contact Experience." Archaeus. Volume 5, 1989. [2 copies]
  105. Story, Ronald D. UFOs and the Limits of Science. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1981.
  106. Story, Ronald D. UFOs and the Limits of Science. New York: Morrow, 1981. Call No.: 629.4 St7u.
  107. Strieber, Whitley. Breakthrough: The Next Step. New York: Harper Collins, 1995.
  108. Strieber, Whitley. Communion. New York: Beech Tree Books, 1987.
  109. Strieber, Whitley. Confirmation: The Hard Evidence of Aliens Among Us. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998.
  110. Strieber, Whitley. Transformation: the Breakthrough. New York: William Morrow, 1988. Call No.: 629.4 St8t.
  111. Sturrock, Peter A. Report on a Survey of the Membership of the American Astronomical Society Concerning the UFO Problem. Stanford: Stanford University Institute for Plasma Research, 1977. Call No.: 629.4 St9r.
  112. Sutherly, Curt. Strange Encounters: UFOs, Aliens & Monsters Among Us. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1996.
  113. Tambling, Richard. Flying Saucers: Where do they Come From? London: Scripts PTY LTD, 1967.
  114. Terakado K[aziu ?]. The End of UFO Mythology. [work in Japanese]
  115. Terakado K[aziu ?]. The Ruin of UFO Mythology. [work in Japanese]
  116. Tirman, John ed. Empty Promise: The Growing Case against Star Wars. Boston: Beacon Press, 1986.
  117. Title in Japanese.
  118. Turner, Karla. Into the Fringe: A True Story of Alien Abduction. New York: Berkley Books, 1992.
  119. UFO Encounters. Racine, WI: Western Publishing Co., 1978. Call No.: 629.4 Un4.
  120. UFO: Sense and Nonsense of UFO Reports from Japanese Medias. [work in Japanese]
  121. UFO; Magazyn Ufologiczny. Bialystok?, n.d. Call No.: 629.4 Pam. no.24.
  122. Universal Hierarchy. A Pictorial Tour of Unarius. El Cajon, CA: Unarius Educational Foundation, 1982. Call No.: 629.4 Un4p.
  123. Vallee, Jacques . Challenge to Science; the UFO Enigma. Chicago: Regnery, 1966. Call No.: 629.4 V24c.
  124. Vallee, Jacques. Anatomy of a Phenomenon: the Detailed and Unbiased Report of UFOs. New York: Ace Books, 1965. Call No.: 629.4 V24a.
  125. Vallee, Jacques. The Conspiracy Theory: Is Smersh Behind it All? Brookline, MA, 1979. Call No.: 629.4 Pam. no.23.
  126. Vallee, Jacques. The Invisible College: What a Group of Scientists has Discovered about UFO Influences on the Human Race. New York: Dutton, 1975. Call No.: 629.4 V24i.k.
  127. Vesco, Renato. Intercept--But Don't Shoot; the True Story of the Flying Saucers. New York, Grove Press, 1971. Call No.: 629.4 V63i.p.
  128. Vorilhon, Claude. Let's Welcome Our Fathers from Space: They Created Humanity in Their Laboratories. Tokyo: AOM Corp., 1989. Call No.: 629.4 V91L.
  129. Vorilhon, Claude. The Message Given to Me by Extra-terrestrials / The Extra-terrestrials Took Me to Their Planet. Tokyo: AOM Corp., 1986. Call No.: 629.4 V91m.
  130. Walton, Travis. The Walton Experience. New York: Berkley Pub. Corp., 1978. Call No.: 629.4 W17w.
  131. Weaver, Richard L. and James McAndrew. The Roswell Report: Fact versus Fiction in the New Mexico Desert. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1995.
  132. Willcox, P. J. The UFO Question Roslyn Heights, N. Y.: Libra Publishers, 1976. Call No.: 629.4 W66u.
  133. Winer, Richard. The Devil's Triangle. New York: Bantam Books, 1974. Call No.: 629.4 W72d.
  134. Young, Mort. UFO: Top Secret. New York: Essandress Special Editions, 1967. Call No.: 629.4 Y8u.
  135. Zinsstag, Lou. George Adamski -- The Untold Story: The Latest and Most Complete Evidence on the First Man to Claim that Extraterrestrials Live Among Us. Beckenham, Kent: Centi Publications, 1983. Call No.: 629.4 Z6g.

Related material

The APS houses three collections with material relevant to UFO investigations:

In the Edward U. Condon Papers (Mss. B C752), "Series V. UFO Materials" contains documents related to Condon's position at the University of Colorado from 1966 to 1968 as head of the project "the Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying Objects," undertaken by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to investigate claims of Unidentified Flying Objects. The Donald Howard Menzel Papers concerning UFOs (Mss. 629.4 M52) includes correspondence, articles, newsclippings, photographs, and recordings, concerning Menzel's documentation of UFOs as natural phenomena explainable in scientific terms. One can find material on the National Investigation Committee on Aerial Phenomena, Project Blue Book, the Velikovsky controversy, and a card file of meteor activity, 1946-1961. Ivan Terence Sanderson Papers (Mss. B Sa3) reflect his interest in animals, jungles, and natural history. Late in life, Sanderson's interest turned to UFO's and he was the director of the Society for the Investigation of the Unexplained.

Bibliography

Klass, Philip J., UFOs--Identified. (New York: Random House, 1968). Call no.: 629.4 K66u

Klass, Philip J., Secret Sentries in Space (New York: Random House, 1971).

Klass, Philip J., UFOs Explained. (New York: Random House, 1974). Call no.: 629.4 K66uf

Klass, Philip J., UFOs: the Public Deceived. (Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1983). Call no.: 629.4 K66ufo

Klass, Philip J., SDI--the Technical Challenge. (United States: McGraw-Hill Aerospace & Defense Group, 1986). [Interviewer: Philip J. Klass].

Klass, Philip J., UFO-Abductions: A Dangerous Game. (Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1988).

Klass, Philip J., Bringing UFOs Down to Earth. (Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1997).

Klass, Philip J., The Real Roswell Crashed-Saucer Coverup. (Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1997).

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
  • American Physical Society.
  • Association pour l'Investigation Historique des Phenomenes Insolites
  • Canada. Canadian Army
  • Center for UFO Studies
  • Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal
  • Eastern Airlines
  • National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena.
  • National Research Council Canada.
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Patuxent Naval Air Test Center (Md.)
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Smithsonian Institution.
  • Society for the Investigation of the Unexplained
  • United Airlines
  • United Nations. Atomic Energy Commission.
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Air Force--Operation Blue Book
  • United States. Army.
  • United States. Central Intelligence Agency
  • United States. Coast Guard
  • United States. Congress
  • United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • United States. House of Representatives
  • United States. Navy.
  • United States. Office of Naval Intelligence
  • University of Colorado-UFO Study
  • University of Michigan

Genre(s)

  • Audiotapes
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Photographs
  • Videotapes

Geographic Name(s)

  • Soviet Union

Personal Name(s)

  • Allen, Woody
  • Bartholomew, Robert E.
  • Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974
  • Cronkite, Walter, 1916 -
  • Esterle, Alain
  • Friend, Robert J.
  • Fry, Daniel W.
  • Gill, William B.
  • Goldwater, Barry
  • Graham, Lee M.
  • Haines, Richard F.
  • Harder, James A.
  • Hopkins, Bud
  • Howe, Linda
  • Hynek, J. Allen, (Joseph Allen), 1910-1986
  • Jacobs, David M. (Michael), 1942 -
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
  • Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961
  • Klass, Philip J.
  • Klass, Philip J.
  • Kral, Elmer
  • Littmann, Mark
  • Maccabee, Bruce S.
  • Mack, John E., 1929-
  • McDonald, James E., 1920 -
  • Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978
  • Menzel, Donald Howard, 1901-1976
  • Oberg, James E., 1944 -
  • Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996
  • Salisbury, Frank B.
  • Schroth, David A.
  • Sheaffer, Robert
  • Sprinkle, R. Leo, 1930 -
  • Stacy, Dennis
  • Steiger, Brad
  • Strieber, Whitley
  • Taves, Ernest H. (Ernest Henry), 1916-
  • Vallee, Jacques

Subject(s)

  • Aerial Phenomena Research Organization, Inc.
  • Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Air and Space Magazine
  • Airships
  • Alien abduction
  • Apollo 12 (Spacecraft)
  • Apollo 8 (Spacecraft)
  • Ballistic missiles
  • Balloons.
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Combustion, Spontaneous human
  • Condon Report
  • Crop circles
  • Denver UFO Society
  • Department of Scientific and Industrial Research
  • Directed energy weapons
  • Discovering science
  • Fate magazine
  • Focus magazine
  • Fund for UFO Research, Inc.
  • GEPAN (Unidentified Aerospace Phenomena Study Group)-French Space Agency
  • Gemini Project (U.S.)
  • Helicopters
  • Hill Abduction Case, 1961
  • Hypnosis
  • Journal of Abnormal Psychology
  • Journal of Scientific Exploration
  • Life magazine
  • MARINER 4 (Spacecraft)
  • MUFON
  • Miscellaneous
  • Mysteries old and new
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • National Enquirer
  • New York Review of Books
  • New York Times
  • New Yorker
  • Optical illusions
  • Parade Magazine
  • Photographic analysis
  • Photomethods
  • Playboy
  • Project Apollo (U.S.)
  • Project Blue Book (U.S.)
  • Psychiatry
  • RADAR
  • RB-47 UFO Case, July 1957
  • Read
  • Satellites
  • Saucer smear
  • Scholastic Book Services
  • Second Look
  • Skeptical Inquirer
  • Space based weapons
  • Strategic Defense Initiative
  • Strategy for Peace Conference
  • Unidentified flying objects
  • Unidentified flying objects in motion pictures
  • Unidentified flying objects in popular culture
  • Unidentified flying objects--Religious aspects
  • Unidentified flying objects--Sightings and encounters
  • Venus (Planet)
  • Washington Post
  • World Almanac Book of the Strange
  • Zond IV (Spacecraft)
Collection overview
1966-1992 2 lin. feet

Contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, the latter in the form of either carboncopies or photocopies. The series is arranged alphabetically, and then chronologically within each folder, and comprised of folders originally labeled by Klass as miscellaneous. For particularly extensive or relevant correspondence, we have provided individual folders. Among the several folders labeled as "Miscellaneous Correspondence" are materials that relate either to Klass's publications or to other UFO topic. Correspondence related to UFO cases investigated by Klass is located in Series II.

1948-1993 5.5 lin. feet

Series II is comprised of "case files" relating to UFO investigations that were either undertaken by Klass, or that were otherwise of interest. Case files include correspondence, newspaper clippings, government reports, and photographs. Among the most noteworthy material in this series is Klass's extensive correspondence with Bruce Maccabee -- a physicist employed by the Naval Surface Warfare Center and a leading pro-UFOlogist. Klass considered their investigation of the 1978 New Zealand UFO Case (as his most challenging and time consuming investigation. The basis of this investigation is that a TV camera crew flying off the coast of New Zealand filmed a giant glowing ball. Klass eventually determined the object to be the lights from a Japanese squid boat filmed through an improperly installed telephoto lens. In addition to their letters, maps, photographs, nomograns and charts were used to facilitate an understanding of the case's technical aspects.

1950-1996 5 lin. feet

Subject files on UFOs and alien abductions, consisting mostly of newspaper and magazine clippings, opinion pieces, government reports, and some correspondence. Of particular note is the file on the Volunteer Flight Officers Network (VFON) which was created in the mid-1960s by pro-UFOlogist Herbert Roth, a United Airlines employee. The organization was intended to help the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) refine its computer software for predicting atmospheric reentry of satellites and rockets. Roth secretly hoped VFON might also report UFOs. The file does show that pilot reports of UFOs were greatest during the period public interest, but when interest waned so did pilot reports. The material is semi-unique and may not be available anywhere else unless Roth maintained his own files. The project was ended in the late-1960s when NORAD and United Airlines discontinued funding.

1957-1991 4.5 lin. feet

Material on the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) "Star Wars" program, and ballistic missile defense systems. Klass collected this material with the intention of writing a book on space weapons. The series is primarily comprised of newspaper and magazine articles, in addition to government publications. The series is arranged chronologically, with notable works in their own folder. Klass originally had these items arranged chronologically in binders. The original order has been maintained as much as possible. The only non-UFO material in the collection developed out of Klass' work at Aviation Week is the SDI material in Series IV. Klass began covering topics related to space defense weapons for the magazine in the late 1960s-anticipating an arms race in space. He proposed a book to his publisher Random House tentatively titled "Race to War in Space" in 1981 and was turned down. Klass had doubts at to the feasibility of creating a space defense system, and feared it would accelerate a space race. From 1981 to 1991 he continued to collect all available material on the subject in anticipation of writing a book until around 1987 when it became apparent that SDI was doomed. In addition, Klass was a long-time friend of Lt. General Jim Abrahamson who headed the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization.

1968-1992 0.5 lin. feet

Published proceedings, transcripts, and related correspondence for UFO conferences. The series is arranged alphabetically, and then chronologically within each folder. Material and correspondence related to various UFO conferences. Published proceedings from the MUFON conferences have been transferred to the Library's Printed Materials department.

1967-2000 11 lin. feet

UFO and SDI periodicals collected by Klass, as well as Klass's Skeptic UFO Newsletter (SUN). The series is arranged alphabetically by title, and then chronologically. The periodicals in Series VI range from single issues to complete runs of works published within the United States, as well as international works such as the German pro-UFO publication CENAP Report. Also in this series is Klass' own Skeptical UFO Newsletter which he began publishing on a bi-monthly schedule in 1989 and has attracted over 300 subscribers.

1980-1998 5 lin. feet

Video and audio tapes relating to UFO and SDI programs that Klass either recorded purchased or from television. The audio tapes include recordings of lectures and radio/TV interviews by some of the UFO movement leaders (such as James E. McDonald and J. Allen Hynek), in addition to interviews Klass conducted as part of his own investigations. Finally, most of the printed materials which Klass donated have been transferred to the Printed Materials department.

Due to copyright restrictions, material in this series cannot be copied.

A photograph of Klass demonstrating a manner in which UFO photography can be produced is included at the end of this series.

1975-1998 1 lin. feet

Contains unpublished works by other authors, gray literature, and galley proofs for Klass' book "The Real Roswell Crashed-Saucer Coverup." Correspondence and other items once folded into published works have been removed and placed in folders in this series, with the published works themselves transferred to the Printed Material Department for storage. For a complete listing of published titles, see the separation report above.

1989-1995 6 vols. Volume 1-6

Uncorrected proofs or galleys of books on UFOs. Filed at the end of the collection.



Detailed Inventory
Series I. Correspondence
1966-1992 2 lin. feet

Contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, the latter in the form of either carboncopies or photocopies. The series is arranged alphabetically, and then chronologically within each folder, and comprised of folders originally labeled by Klass as miscellaneous. For particularly extensive or relevant correspondence, we have provided individual folders. Among the several folders labeled as "Miscellaneous Correspondence" are materials that relate either to Klass's publications or to other UFO topic. Correspondence related to UFO cases investigated by Klass is located in Series II.

Aerial Phenomena Research Organization, Inc.
1967-1976 Box Series I-1
Albrecht, Herbert O.
1968-1975 Box Series I-1
Allan, Christopher
1982-1984 Box Series I-1
Andrus, Walter (MUFON)
1981-1987 Box Series I-1
Astronomy Magazine
1975 Box Series I-1
Bengtson, Goran
1977-1987 Box Series I-1
Bissonnette, William E.
1977 Box Series I-1
Blackwell, James L.
1979 Box Series I-1
Blann, Tommy R.
1985 Box Series I-1
Boger, Robert F.
1966 Box Series I-1
Bowker, Robert F.
1978 Box Series I-1
Boykin, Joyce
1968 Box Series I-1
Campbell, Stuart
1978-1979 Box Series I-1
Cerney, Paul
1968-1969 Box Series I-1
Clark, Phillip S.
1978 Box Series I-1
Condon, Edward Uhler
1968-1971 Box Series I-1
Covez, M. L.
1978 Box Series I-1
Crystall, Ellen B.
1982-1987 Box Series I-1
Cunniff, Owen
1975-1981 Box Series I-1
Dewan, Edmond M.
1967-1968 Box Series I-1
Discovering Science
1975 Box Series I-1
Earley, George W.
1968-1969 Box Series I-1
Easley, Robert S.
1968-1980 Box Series I-1
Eichorn-von Wurmb, H.K.
1968-1969 Box Series I-1
Eramia, Bob
1986-1987 Box Series I-1
Fate Magazine-UFO Article
1975-1978 Box Series I-1
Fenwick, Lawrence J.
1978-1980 Box Series I-1
Fitzgerlad, Randy ("Second Look")
1978-1979 Box Series I-1
Flodin, Bertol
1969 Box Series I-1
Frank, Helen
1968 Box Series I-1
Garate, Frances
1977 Box Series I-1
Gardyan, Edward J.
1968 Box Series I-1
Girard, Robert C.
1985-1985 Box Series I-1
Goldsmith, Donald
1978 Box Series I-1
Gotlib, David A.
1991 Box Series I-1
Graham, Lee M.
1979-1982 Box Series I-1
Greenfield, Allen H.
1977 Box Series I-1
Grossman, Wendy M.
1987 Box Series I-1
Heighton, David
1979-1980 Box Series I-1
Keith, Noel L.
1978 Box Series I-1
Klass, Philip J.-Form Letters
1969-1987 Box Series I-1
Klass, Phillip J.-"The Fly in the Saucer" Parade Magazine
1969 Box Series I-1
Korff, Kal K.
1976-1980 Box Series I-1
Kret, Virgil-"UFO Psychic"
1986-1987 Box Series I-1
Kurtz, Paul
1978, 1987 Box Series I-1
Laporte, Wayne
1979-1980 Box Series I-2
Larson, Kenneth Lloyd
1968 Box Series I-2
Lemming, James R.
1987 Box Series I-2
Levin, Norman
1967 Box Series I-2
Levitt, I.M. (Franklin Institute)
1967 Box Series I-2
Lind, Tom
1978-1981 Box Series I-2
Littmann, Mark
1975-1978 Box Series I-2
Low, Robert
1966-1973 Box Series I-2
Luce, Thomas A.
1977 Box Series I-2
Lynch, Niel [no folder in Box]
??? Box Series I-2
Magnusson, Sven
1975-1984 Box Series I-2
Mathes, Joe (UFO Photo-hoax)
1975-1982 Box Series I-2
Mayer, Harry F.
1978 Box Series I-2
McQuail, Owen
1981 Box Series I-2
Menzel, Donald H.
1970, 1973 Box Series I-2
Miscellaneous Correspondence
1983-1984 Box Series I-2
Misc. Corresp. (re: publications) A-C
  Box Series I-2
Misc. Corresp. (re: publications) D-F
  Box Series I-2
Misc. Corresp. (re: publications) G-I
  Box Series I-2
Misc. Corresp. (re: publications) J-L
  Box Series I-2
Misc. Corresp. (re: publications) M-O
  Box Series I-2
Misc. Corresp. (re: publications) P-R
  Box Series I-2
Misc. Corresp. (re: publications) S-U
  Box Series I-3
Misc. Corresp. (re: publications) V-Z
  Box Series I-3
Misc. Corresp. (re: UFO Sightings and Theory) A-C
  Box Series I-3
Misc. Corresp. (re: UFO Sightings and Theory) D-F
  Box Series I-3
Misc. Corresp. (re: UFO Sightings and Theory) G-I
  Box Series I-3
Misc. Corresp. (re: UFO Sightings and Theory) J-L
  Box Series I-3
Misc. Corresp. (re: UFO Sightings and Theory) M-O
  Box Series I-3
Misc. Corresp. (re: UFO Sightings and Theory) P-R
  Box Series I-4
Misc. Corresp. (re: UFO Sightings and Theory) S-U
  Box Series I-4
Misc. Corresp. (re: UFO Sightings and Theory) V-X
  Box Series I-4
Misc. Corresp. (re: UFO Sightings and Theory) Y-Z, unidentified
  Box Series I-4
Morris, Scot
1984 Box Series I-4
Moseley, Jim (ed. Saucer Smear)
1987-1992 Box Series I-4
Narasimhan, D.
1979 Box Series I-4
National Geographic Society
1981-1982 Box Series I-4
Pelletier, Bruce
1991 Box Series I-4
Phenomena Research (Gribble, Robert J.)
1978-1979 Box Series I-4
Pinvidic, Thierry
1979-1983 Box Series I-4
Pittock, A. Barrie
1979-1980 Box Series I-4
Quensel, Victor G.
1985 Box Series I-4
Read
1969-1977 Box Series I-4
Retoff, William
1977, 1980 Box Series I-4
Ridpath, Ian
1978, 1987 Box Series I-4
Sachs, Margaret
1978 Box Series I-4
Sagan, Carl
1981-1988 Box Series I-4
Saunders, David R.
1973 Box Series I-4
Schiller, Robert
1975-1976 Box Series I-4
Schmitt, Donald R.
1980-1981 Box Series I-4
Shelton, Jay
1984-1989 Box Series I-4
Sherman, Harold
1975 Box Series I-4
Shneour, Elie A.
1978 Box Series I-4
Smith, Richard
1969 Box Series I-4
Stacy, Dennis
1991 Box Series I-4
Strauch, Arthur A.
1967 Box Series I-4
Stybenski, Leonard L.
1970 Box Series I-4
Tiedt, Dennis Carl
1980-1981 Box Series I-4
Tikey, Joseph W.
1981 Box Series I-4
Tosellie, Paolo
1980-1981 Box Series I-4
Tough, Allen
1987 Box Series I-4
Unidentified Flying Object Report and Information Center
1978 Box Series I-4
Van Kampen, Hans
1986-1987 Box Series I-4
Wanderer, Robert
1981-1987 Box Series I-4
Webbe, Stephen
1978 Box Series I-4
Winkler, Jerome T.
1968 Box Series I-4
Wirstrom, Charles
  Box Series I-4
Series II. UFO Case Files
1948-1993 5.5 lin. feet

Series II is comprised of "case files" relating to UFO investigations that were either undertaken by Klass, or that were otherwise of interest. Case files include correspondence, newspaper clippings, government reports, and photographs. Among the most noteworthy material in this series is Klass's extensive correspondence with Bruce Maccabee -- a physicist employed by the Naval Surface Warfare Center and a leading pro-UFOlogist. Klass considered their investigation of the 1978 New Zealand UFO Case (as his most challenging and time consuming investigation. The basis of this investigation is that a TV camera crew flying off the coast of New Zealand filmed a giant glowing ball. Klass eventually determined the object to be the lights from a Japanese squid boat filmed through an improperly installed telephoto lens. In addition to their letters, maps, photographs, nomograns and charts were used to facilitate an understanding of the case's technical aspects.

Alabama: Cindy Vodovoz Abductin Case, 1973
1993 Box Series II-1
Alabama: Montgomery-Chiles-Whitted Case, 1948
1975 Box Series II-1
Arizona: Phoenix-Christy Dennis "Confessed Abductee", 1970
1978-1983 Box Series II-1
Arizona: Sitgreaves National Forest-Travis Walton Case, 1975
1975-1980 Box Series II-1
Arizona: Sitgreaves National Forest-Travis Walton Case, 1975 (Allen Dalis)
1976 Box Series II-1
Arizona: Sitgreaves National Forest-Travis Walton Case, 1975 (APRO/Lorenzens)
1975-1977 Box Series II-1
Arizona: Sitgreaves National Forest-Travis Walton Case, 1975 (Backster Affair)
1976-1980 Box Series II-1
Arizona: Sitgreaves National Forest-Travis Walton Case, 1975 (Mike Rogers)
1975-1980 Box Series II-1
Arizona: Sitgreaves National Forest-Travis Walton Case, 1975 (Misc. Interviews)
1975-1979 Box Series II-1
Arizona: Sitgreaves National Forest-Travis Walton Case, 1975 (newspaper clippings)
1975-1977 Box Series II-1
Arizona: Sitgreaves National Forest-Travis Walton Case, 1975 (Original Polygraph)
1975-1978 Box Series II-1
Arizona: Sitgreaves National Forest-Travis Walton Case, 1975 (Travis/Duane)
1975-1978 Box Series II-1
California: Big Sur-UFO Case, 1964
1982-1993 Box Series II-2
California: Catalina Island-UFO Movie, 1974
1974-1979 Box Series II-2
California: Minuteman-Launch Generated UFO Report, 1976
1977 Box Series II-2
California: Ridgecrest-UFO Case (Jupiter), 1986
1990 Box Series II-2
California: Santa Ana-Heflin UFO Photo Case, 1965
1965-1978 Box Series II-2
Colorado: Aguilar-"Ghost of Aguilar" Plasma-UFO Case, 1949
1968-1969 Box Series II-2
Connecticut: Columbia-BSM's Xmas-Lights UFO Case File, 1981
1985 Box Series II-2
D.C.: Washington-CIA Psychic UFO Case, 1959
1976-1978 Box Series II-2
D.C.: Washington-RADAR UFO Cases / RADAR Angels
1951-1988 Box Series II-2
Florida: Gulf Breeze-6 AWOL Soldiers, 1990
1990 Box Series II-2
Florida: Jacksonville-Huge Triangle UFO Case / Pilot Report, 1967
1984 Box Series II-2
Florida: Ocala-Navy RADAR UFO Case, 1978
1978-1979 Box Series II-2
Florida: West Palm Beach-RADA-Visual UFO Case, 1972
1968-1972 Box Series II-2
Georgia: Griffin (see Texas: Grapevine-UFO "Trace Cases")
  Box Series II-2
Georgia: Leary-Jimmy Carter's UFO/ Venus sighting, 1969
1976-1978 Box Series II-2
Illinois: Lake Zurich-UFO Case, 1969
1969 Box Series II-2
Indiana: Anderson-CBFOS "Non-hoax-hoax" photo case, 1981
1982 Box Series II-2
Iowa: Fireball "UFO" Case, 1969
1969-1974 Box Series II-2
Iowa: Maynard-UFO-Hoax Experiment, 1971
1971 Box Series II-2
Kansas: Delphos-UFO Case
1971-1981 Box Series II-3
Kansas: Delphos-UFO Case Corresp. File, 1971
1971-1973 Box Series II-3
Kansas: Delphos-UFO Case General File, 1971
1971-1981 Box Series II-3
Kansas: Delphos-UFO Case General File, 1971 (photographs)
1971 Box Series II-3
Kentucky: Goodman Field (Ft. Knox)-Mantell UFO Case, 1948
1948 Box Series II-3
Louisiana: Minden (see Texas: Grapevine-UFO "Trace Cases")
  Box Series II-3
Maryland: Cheverly-Case (Bruce MacCabee), 1975
1975 Box Series II-3
Michael Bershad (aka Steve Kilurn) Abduction Case-see Alabama: Cindy Vodovoz Abductin Case, 1973
  Box Series II-3
Michigan: Monroe County-UFO Case, April 1967
1967-1968 Box Series II-3
Minnesota: Warren-Deputy Sheriff "UFO-Collision," 1979
1979-1982 Box Series II-3
Mississippi: Pascagoula-"Abduction" Case, 1973
1973-1976 Box Series II-3
Missouri: Columbia-UFO Case, 1973
1974-1975 Box Series II-4
Missouri: Piedmont-UFO Case, 1973
1973 Box Series II-4
Missouri: St. Louis-Advertising Airplane "UFOs," 1977
1979 Box Series II-4
Montana: Great Falls-UFO Case, 1950
1968-1974 Box Series II-4
Nebraska: Omaha-William Rogers Plasma-UFO/Fireball, 1968
1968-1969 Box Series II-4
New Hampshire: Newton-UFO Case, 1967
1968 Box Series II-4
New Hampshire: The Hill Abductin Case-John Quinn
1978-1979 Box Series II-4
New Jersey: North Bergen-Stonehenge Apartments, 1975
1975-1977 Box Series II-4
New Jersey: Wanacque-Resevoir Case File, 1966
1966-1968 Box Series II-4
New Mexico (see Texas: Grapevine-UFO "Trace Cases")
  Box Series II-4
New York: Albany-Radar-Visual UFO Case, 1974
1974-1976 Box Series II-4
New York: Griffiths, AFB-F-94c Crash "UFO" Case, 1954
n.d. Box Series II-4
New York: Homer-UFO Case, 1964 (not investigated by PJK)
1964 Box Series II-4
New York: Schenectady-UFO Case, 1967
1968-1970 Box Series II-4
North Carolina: Fayetteville-"Capt. Bauer" UFO Case (hoax), 1972
1977 Box Series II-4
North Carolina: Linville Falls-Brown Mountain Lights, 1968
1968-1977 Box Series II-4
North Carolina: Rural Hall-UFO Case, 1967
1968 Box Series II-4
North Carolina: Wake Forest-Jay Berner Hoax UFO Report, 1980
1992 Box Series II-4
Ohio: Dayton-UFO Movie, John Getter, 1973
1973-1980 Box Series II-5
Ohio: Ravenna Case, 1966
1967-1976 Box Series II-5
Oklahoma: McAlester-Ray Fowler's (Alledged) DC-8 UFO Incident, 1973
1975-1979 Box Series II-5
Oregon: McMinnville-UFO Case, 1950
1950-1983 Box Series II-5
Oregon: McMinnville-UFO Case, 1950 (BSM-PJK Corresp)
1976-1983 Box Series II-5
Oregon: McMinnville-UFO Case, 1950 (BSM / Mrs. Trent)
1974-1977 Box Series II-5
Oregon: McMinnville-UFO Case, 1950 (BSM 1975 Analysis)
1975 Box Series II-5
Oregon: McMinnville-UFO Case, 1950 (BSM 1981 Report)
1981-1982 Box Series II-5
Oregon: McMinnville-UFO Case, 1950 (JEM and Misc.)
1950-1976 Box Series II-5
Pennsylvania: Beaver-UFO Case Lucci Photos, 1965
1967-1977 Box Series II-5
Pennsylvania: West Mifflin-"UFO Surgery" Case / Frank Dorsey, 1980
1983-1984 Box Series II-5
Pennsylvania: Carbondale-UFO (Hoax) Case, 1974
1974 Box Series II-5
Pennyslvania: Pittsburgh-Leonard Demchak Plasma -UFO Hoax, 1972
1972-1973 Box Series II-5
Texas: Dayton-Cash-Landrum "Radiation Burns" Case, 1981
1981-1983 Box Series II-5
Texas: Dayton-Cash-Landrum "Radiation Burns" Case, 1981 (newspaper clippings)
1981-1983 Box Series II-5
Texas: Grapevine-UFO "Trace" Cases (Tommy Blann)
1985 Box Series II-5
Texas: San Antonio-UFO Case, 1973
1973-1975 Box Series II-5
Texas: Surfside-Plasma-UFO Case, 1966
1968 Box Series II-5
United States Air Force: Air Base Incidents, 1975
1975-1979 Box Series II-5
United States Air Force: Air Base Incidents, 1975
1978 Box Series II-5
United States Air Force: Air Base Incidents, 1975 (Grand Forks AFB)
1975 Box Series II-5
United States Air Force: Air Base Incidents, 1975 (Loring AFB)
1975-1979 Box Series II-5
United States Air Force: Air Base Incidents, 1975 (Malstrom AFB)
1975 Box Series II-5
United States Air Force: Air Base Incidents, 1975 (Wurtsmith AFB)
1975 Box Series II-5
United States Air Force: Project Blue Book File-1968 March 3 Incident (#1)
1968-1986 Box Series II-6
United States Air Force: Project Blue Book File-1968 March 3 Incident (#2)
1968-1986 Box Series II-6
United States Air Force: RB-47 Case, 1957 (CUFOS Challenge)
1977 Box Series II-6
United States Air Force: RB-47 Case, 1957 (Klass, Philip K.-"The RB-47 UFO Case-A New Explanation")
1971 Box Series II-6
United States Air Force: RB-47 Case, 1957 (PJK Investigated)
1969-1975 Box Series II-6
United States: Great East Coast UFO, 1986
1987 Box Series II-6
Utah: Sandy-Hoax UFO Photo case, 1978
1978 Box Series II-6
Virginia: Ft. Belvoir-Stofko Case, 1957
1967 Box Series II-6
Virginia: South Hill-UFO Case, 1967
1967-1972 Box Series II-6
Virginia: Wytheville-UFO sightings, 1987-88 (Mini-Flap)
1987 Box Series II-6
West Virginia: Parkersburg-Derenberger UFO Case, 1966
1966 Box Series II-6
Argentina: UFO Case-Oberg Explanation, 1980
1980-1984 Box Series II-7
Australia: NullarBoxr-Car UFO Incident, 1988
1988 Box Series II-7
Canada: Calgary-UFO-Pix Case, 1967
1970 Box Series II-7
Canada: Falkonbridge, Ont.-UFO Case, 1975
1976-1977 Box Series II-7
Canada: Gander, Newfoundland-Navy Aircraft UFO Case, 1951
1951-1980 Box Series II-7
Canada: Langenburg, Sas.-UFO Case, 1974
1974-1982 Box Series II-7
Canada: Vancouver Island, B. C. -Frisbee-like UFO, 1981
1986-1989 Box Series II-7
France-GEPAN UFO Investigation
1977-1985 Box Series II-7
Guatemala: Guatemala City-UFO video-tape, 1977
1978 Box Series II-7
New Guinea: Boxiana "UFO-occupant" case, 1959
1973-1978 Box Series II-7
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978
1978-1987 Box Series II-7
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-BSM Corresp. #1
Dec. 1980-Aug. 1981 Box Series II-7
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-BSM Corresp. #2
Sept. 1981-Mar. 1982 Box Series II-7
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-BSM Corresp. #3
Apr. 1982-July 1983 Box Series II-8
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-BSM Corresp. #4
Nov. 1983-Sept. 1986 Box Series II-8
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-BSM Corresp. Film Case #1
1980 Jan.-June Box Series II-8
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-BSM Corresp. Film Case #2
1980 July -Aug. Box Series II-8
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-BSM Corresp. Film Case #3
1980 Sept.-Dec. Box Series II-8
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-BSM Green NIB #1
1986 Apr.-May Box Series II-9
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-BSM Green NIB #2
1986 June-Sept. Box Series II-9
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-BSM's anti squid Boat arguments
1982-1986 Box Series II-9
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-DSIR / William
1979-1981 Box Series II-9
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-MacCabee, Bruce "Analysis and Discussion of the Images of a Cluster of Periodically Flashing Lights off the Coast of New Zealand"
1987 Box Series II-9
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-MacCabee, Bruce "What Really Happened in New Zealand"
1979-1981 Box Series II-9
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-Maps
1980 Box Series II-9
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-Misc.
1979-1981 Box Series II-9
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-Newspaper
1978-1979 Box Series II-10
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-Periodic Flashing Lights
1984-1987 Box Series II-10
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-PJK Nomograms
1981 Box Series II-10
New Zealand: UFO Case, 1978-Right Angel Issue-90 vs 125 deg
1981-1986 Box Series II-10
Philippines: Re-entry UFO, 1979
1979 Box Series II-11
United Kingdom: Lakenheath-AIAA UFO Case, 1956
1970-1976 Box Series II-11
United Kingdom: Lakenheath-Gordon Thayer, 1956
1954-1981 Box Series II-11
Other
1962-1977 Box Series II-11
Other: Apollo/Gemini UFO Report Claims
1975-1976 Box Series II-11
Other: MARINER-4 Incident: Concocted Hoax, 1965
1974-1975 Box Series II-11
Other: Zond IV-UFO, 1968 (Brad Sparks Challenge)
1962-1977 Box Series II-11
Other: Zond IV-UFO, 1968 (Marcia Smith Challenge)
1968-1976 Box Series II-11
Series III. UFO Subject files
1950-1996 5 lin. feet

Subject files on UFOs and alien abductions, consisting mostly of newspaper and magazine clippings, opinion pieces, government reports, and some correspondence. Of particular note is the file on the Volunteer Flight Officers Network (VFON) which was created in the mid-1960s by pro-UFOlogist Herbert Roth, a United Airlines employee. The organization was intended to help the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) refine its computer software for predicting atmospheric reentry of satellites and rockets. Roth secretly hoped VFON might also report UFOs. The file does show that pilot reports of UFOs were greatest during the period public interest, but when interest waned so did pilot reports. The material is semi-unique and may not be available anywhere else unless Roth maintained his own files. The project was ended in the late-1960s when NORAD and United Airlines discontinued funding.

Abduction-Hypnosis
1992-1993 Box Series III-1
Air and Space Magazine-"When Pilots See UFOs," 1987
1987-1988 Box Series III-1
Allen, Woody-"The UFO Menace
1977 Box Series III-1
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics-UFOs
1968-1979 Box Series III-1
Folder #1
1968-1972 Box Series III-1
Folder #2
1973-1976 Box Series III-1
UFO Subcommittee
1968-1979 Box Series III-1
Austrian UFO Study (Keul et al)
1981-1982 Box Series III-1
Baker, Robert: "Alien Abductions or Alien Productions?: Some not so Unusual Personal Experiences"
1992 Box Series III-1
Baker, Robert: "No Aliens, No Abductions: Just Regressive Hypnosis, Waking Dreams, and Anthropomorphism"
n.d. Box Series III-1
Bartholomew, Robert: Fantasy-Prone / Abductions
1991 Box Series III-1
Blackmore, Susan: Abductions
1994-1995 Box Series III-1
Blania-Boxlnar, Zbigniew: "What Was it That Fell at Rosewell? The Same Thing as at Laredo!"
n.d. Box Series III-1
Blum, Ralph: Pro-UFO author
1974 Box Series III-1
Boylan, Richard-"Abductionist"
1992-1996 Box Series III-1
Bryan, C.D.B.: Abductions-Book on Conference at MIT
1995 Box Series III-2
Canadian UFO Files
1950-1967 Box Series III-2
Carlton University UFO Study-Dr. Nicholas
1993 Box Series III-2
CBS-TV: "Intruders" (May 17 and 19, 1992)
1992 Box Series III-2
Center for UFO Studies-Hynek
1966-1986 Box Series III-2
Christian Science Monitor Article
1977 Box Series III-2
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
1976 - Box Series III-2
Condon Report-Comments on
1966-1986 Box Series III-2
Crabbe, Anne. Future Problem Solving Program (Coe College)
1982-1983 Box Series III-3
Crews, Frederic: Review
1998 Box Series III-3
Cronkite, Walter-On UFOs
1976-1977 Box Series III-3
Educational Publications
1978-1980 Box Series III-3
Fisher, Murray-PlayBoxy UFO Article
1975-1977 Box Series III-3
Fraser, Alister B.-freak optical effects
1975 Box Series III-3
Fry, Daniel W.
1966-1983 Box Series III-3
Fund for UFO Research
1979-1984 Box Series III-3
Genesis of E.T. Appearances
n.d. Box Series III-3
Goertzel, Ted: "Unusual Personal Experiences": False Memories on UFO Abductions
1993 Box Series III-3
Gotlib, Richard-Canadian Abduction Psychiatrist
1991 (?) Box Series III-3
Hayes, E. Nelson: "The Smithsonian's Satellite Tracking Program"
1962 Box Series III-3
Howe, Linda: 1992 Abduction Pictures
1992 Box Series III-3
Huyghe, Patrick: "UFO Files: The Untold Story"
1979 Box Series III-3
Hynek, J. Allen
1960-1985 Box Series III-3
Hynek, J. Allen and CUFOS
1956-1976 Box Series III-3
Folder #1
1956-1967 Box Series III-3
Folder #2
1968-1975 Box Series III-3
Folder #3
1976 -1983 Box Series III-4
Hynek, J. Allen: "J. Allen Hyned answers Philip Klass on UFOs"
1975 Box Series III-4
Iowa Fireball (PJK-8)
1972 Box Series III-4
Jacobs, David
1992-1993 Box Series III-4
Jones, R. V. : "The Natural Philosophy of Flying Saucers"
1968 Box Series III-4
Jung, C. G.: Flying Saucers
  Box Series III-4
Keyhoe, Donald E.
1968-1974 Box Series III-4
Klass, Philip J.
  4 folders Box Series III-4
MJ-12 Papers
1987-1990 Box Series III-4
"That's Entertainment! TV's UFO Coverup
1996 Box Series III-4
"UFOs, 'N-Rays' and Pathological Science"
1968 Box Series III-4
UFO Survey, 1986-1987
1974-1987 Box Series III-4
Maccabee, Bruce: "UFOs: Fantasy or Present Reality"
1985 Box Series III-4
Mack, John
1991-1995 Box Series III-4
Mack, John-Harvard "Shrink"
1992-1994 Box Series III-4
McCarthy, Paul: "Politicking and Paradigm Shifting: James E. McDonald and the UFO Case
1976-1989 2 folders Box Series III-5
McDonald, James E.
1953-1968 2 folders Box Series III-5
Folder #1
1953-1967 Box Series III-5
Folder #2
1968 Box Series III-5
McIntyre, Williard F.
1978-1981 Box Series III-5
McNamara, Allen G.-Canadian National Research Council
1979-1980 Box Series III-5
Mead, Margaret: "UFOs-Visitors From Outer Space?"
1974 Box Series III-5
Morrison, Nannette: Psychic / UFO Sighter
1982-1983 Box Series III-5
Mysterious Crop Circles
1987-1993 Box Series III-5
NATO UFO
1977 Box Series III-6
NICAP: Misc.
1955-1978 Box Series III-6
Night-Talk: UFO Abductions, 18 June 1992
1992-1993 Box Series III-6
NOVA: "Case of the UFOs," 1982
1982-1983 Box Series III-6
Olmos, Vicente-Juan Ballester, "Alleged Exeriences Inside UFOs: An Analysis of Abduction Reports"
1994 Box Series III-6
Paul Harvey RV Show Incident
1968 Box Series III-6
Pfeiffer-Life Magazine UFO Photographs
1968-1974 Box Series III-6
Playboy Panel: UFOs
1977 Box Series III-6
Project Starlight International (Ray Stanford)
1966-1979 Box Series III-6
Public Brainwashed by TV Movies on UFOs
1974-1981 Box Series III-6
Rough, J. Edward: House Science and Astronatuics Committee
1965-1969 Box Series III-6
Rutledge, Harley D.: S.E. Missouri State University
1973-1976 Box Series III-6
"Spontaneous Human Combustion" Hoax; Steiger, Brad: "UFOs are Hostile"
1967-1968 Box Series III-7
Sanderson, Ivan
1967-1970 Box Series III-7
South African "Crashed Saucer"1
1980 Box Series III-7
South African Monoplane Hysteria
1989 Box Series III-7
Spragatt, Allen: columns on "UFOs-Explained"
1975 Box Series III-7
Stalnaker, Lydia-UFO Psychic (Hugh Simpson)
1976-1985 Box Series III-7
Strentz, Herbert-"News Sources Used by Reporters in Writing Stories About Flying Saucer"
1970 Box Series III-7
Szasz, Thomas "The Lying Truths of Psychiatry"
1979 Box Series III-7
TV Documentary: "A Strange Harvest"-UFO Cow Mutilations
1980-1983 Box Series III-7
UFO Abductions: Miscellaneous
1985-1999 Box Series III-7
UFO Abductions: Newspaper Clippings
1989-1996 Box Series III-7
UFOs-Indent. Source Material
1961-1967 Box Series III-7
UFO: Newspaper Clippings-Miscellaneous
  Box Series III-8
UFO: Newspaper Clippings-Misc
  Box Series III-8
UFO: Newspaper Clippings-Misc, 1967-1972
  Box Series III-8
UFO: Newspaper Clippings-Misc, 1973
  Box Series III-8
UFO: Newspaper Clippings-Misc, 1974
  Box Series III-8
UFO: Newspaper Clippings-Misc, 1975
  Box Series III-8
UFO: Newspaper Clippings-Misc, 1976
  Box Series III-9
UFO: Newspaper Clippings-Misc, 1983
  Box Series III-9
UFO: Newspaper Clippings-Ohio, 1973
  Box Series III-9
United Nations-UFO Activities
1977-1979 Box Series III-9
United States: Phantom Airships, 1897
1897-1977 Box Series III-9
United States Air Force: Air Base UFO Reports,
1976-1984 Box Series III-9
United States Air Force: Air Intel UFO Reports, 1950s-1960 # 1
1957-1960 Box Series III-9
United States Air Force: Air Intel UFO Reports, 1950s-1960 # 2
1957-1960 Box Series III-9
United States Air Force File: UFO Observation, 19 June 1968
  Box Series III-10
University of Colorado-"Trick"
1966-1978 Box Series III-10
van Kampen, Hans-Holland UFOlogist
1976-1977 Box Series III-10
Volunteer Flight Officers Network (VFON) and UFOs
1963-1975 Box Series III-10
Series IV. Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) Files
1957-1991 4.5 lin. feet

Material on the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) "Star Wars" program, and ballistic missile defense systems. Klass collected this material with the intention of writing a book on space weapons. The series is primarily comprised of newspaper and magazine articles, in addition to government publications. The series is arranged chronologically, with notable works in their own folder. Klass originally had these items arranged chronologically in binders. The original order has been maintained as much as possible. The only non-UFO material in the collection developed out of Klass' work at Aviation Week is the SDI material in Series IV. Klass began covering topics related to space defense weapons for the magazine in the late 1960s-anticipating an arms race in space. He proposed a book to his publisher Random House tentatively titled "Race to War in Space" in 1981 and was turned down. Klass had doubts at to the feasibility of creating a space defense system, and feared it would accelerate a space race. From 1981 to 1991 he continued to collect all available material on the subject in anticipation of writing a book until around 1987 when it became apparent that SDI was doomed. In addition, Klass was a long-time friend of Lt. General Jim Abrahamson who headed the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization.

SDI Material: 1957-Air University Quarterly Review, "The Air Force Ballistic Missile"
1957 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1968-1970
1968-1970 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1971
1971 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1972
1972 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1973
1973 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1974
1974 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1975
1975 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1976
1976 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1976 July 28, 29-"International Space Law"
1976 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1976 October 7-10-"The Demilitarization of Outer Space"
1976 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1976-Strategy for Peace Conference (17th)
1976 October Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1977
1977 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1977 October 13-16-"Problems of International Securityin Outer Space"
1977 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1977 October 31-"Strategi Dynamics and Space-Laser Weapons"
1977 October 31 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1977-Strategy for Peace Conference (18th)
1977 October Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1978
1978 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1978 July-Scoville, Jr., Herbert, "Can Space Remain a Peaceful Environment"
1978 July Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1979
1979 Box Series IV-1
SDI Material: 1980
1980 Box Series IV-2
SDI Material: 1981
1981 Box Series IV-2
SDI Material: 1982
1982 Box Series IV-2
SDI Material: 1982 March-"Fiscal Year 1983 Arms Control Impact Statements"
1982 March Box Series IV-2
SDI Material: 1982-Space Defense Systems Conference
1982 Box Series IV-2
SDI Material: 1983 January-April
1983 January-April Box Series IV-3
SDI Material: 1983 May-August
1983 May- Box Series IV-3
SDI Material: 1983 September-December
1983 September-December Box Series IV-3
SDI Material: 1983-Klass, Philip J., "Reagan's Star Wars"
1983 Box Series IV-3
SDI Material: 1984 January-April
1984 January-April Box Series IV-4
SDI Material: 1984 March-Bunn, Matthew, "Technology of Ballistic Missile Reentry Vehicles"
1984 March Box Series IV-4
SDI Material: 1984 May-August
1984 May- Box Series IV-4
SDI Material: 1984 August 24-Current News, "Strategic Defense Initiative"
1984 August 24 Box Series IV-4
SDI Material: 1984 September-November, Fall
1984 September-November, Fall Box Series IV-5
SDI Material: 1984 September 10-Keyworth, II, G.A. "Technological Opportunities and National Security: A Global View"
1984 September Box Series IV-5
SDI Material: 1984 December, n.d.
1984 December, n.d. Box Series IV-5
SDI Material: 1984 December 6-7, America Plans for Space (Space Symposium 1984)
1984 December Box Series IV-5
SDI Material: 1984-Jastrow, Robert, "How to Make Nuclear Weapons Obsolete"
1984 Box Series IV-5
SDI Material: 1985 January-February, winter
1985 January-February, winter Box Series IV-5
SDI Material: 1985 March-April
1985 March-April Box Series IV-5
SDI Material: 1985 May-July
1985 May-July Box Series IV-6
SDI Material: 1985 June-"SDI A Technical Progress Report"
1985 June Box Series IV-6
SDI Material: 1985 July 15-McNamara, Robert S., "Reducing the Risk of Nuclear War"
1985 July 15 Box Series IV-6
SDI Material: 1985 August-September, summer
1985 August-September, summer Box Series IV-6
SDI Material: 1985 September-"Ballistic Missile Defense Technologies"
1985 September Box Series IV-6
SDI Material: 1985 October
1985 October Box Series IV-6
SDI Material: 1985 October-"Soviet Strategic Defense Programs"
1985 October Box Series IV-6
SDI Material: 1985 November-December
1985 November-December Box Series IV-6
SDI Material: 1985 December 10-Payne, Keith B., "The Allies and the SDI"
1985 December Box Series IV-6
SDI Material: 1985 December 10-"Statement on the Strategic Defense Initiative"
1985 December Box Series IV-6
SDI Material: 1985-Department of Defense Appropriations for 1986, SDI
1985 Box Series IV-6
SDI Material: 1986 January-August
1986 January-August Box Series IV-7
SDI Material: 1986 June-"Report to Congress on the Strategic Defense Initiative"
1986 June Box Series IV-7
SDI Material: 1986 September-December
1986 September-December Box Series IV-7
SDI Material: 1986 December 15-"Deployment of Missile Defenses in the 1990s"
1986 December Box Series IV-7
SDI Material: 1986 Summer-"Policy Review Magazine"
1986 Summer Box Series IV-8
SDI Material: 1986-"Weaponry in Space: the Dilemma of Security"
1986 Box Series IV-8
SDI Material: 1987 January-December
1987 January-December Box Series IV-8
SDI Material: 1987 February 18-"Missile Defense in the 1990s-Technical Panel Study"
1987 February 18 Box Series IV-8
SDI Material: 1987 April-"Report to the Congress on the Strategic Defense Initiative"
1987 April Box Series IV-8
SDI Material: 1987 April-"The Science and Technology of Directed Energy Weapons" Chp. 1-4
1987 April Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: 1987 April-"The Science and Technology of Directed Energy Weapons" Chp. 5-9, Appendix
1987 April Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: 1987 April-Aftergood, Steven, "Nuclear Aspects of the Strategic Defense"
1987 April Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: 1987 April 21-News briefing by Lt. Gen. James Abrahamson, USAF
1987 April Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: 1987 September 21-"A Report to Congress on the Anitballistic Missile Treaty"
1987 April 21 Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: 1987 April 23-Briefing on APS Report (PJK Notes)
1987 September Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: 1987 June 19-"ASP Directed Energy Study Group Response to Critiques by Wood and Canavan"
1987 April 23 Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: 1987 November-Goldstein, Gary, "The Requirements for Ree Electron Laser Space Weapons"
1987 June 19 Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: 1987-Abrahamson and Sagan Debate the Strategic Defense Initiative
1987 November Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: 1987-SDIO Comments on 1987 Report By APS
1987 Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: 1988 April-"Report to the Congress on the Strategic Defense Initiative"
1987 Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: 1989 May 11-"Statement on the Strategic Defense Initiative"
1988 April Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: 1991 February 12-"Briefing on the Refocused Strategic Defense Initiative"
1989 May 11 Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: n.d.
1991 February 12 Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: n.d.-Seitz, Frederick, "Comments on the Report of the American
n.d. Box Series IV-9
SDI Material: n.d.-Wood, Lowell and Gregory Canavan, "Analysis of the APS Report on Directed Energy Weapons"
n.d. Box Series IV-9
Series V. Conferences and Symposia
1968-1992 0.5 lin. feet

Published proceedings, transcripts, and related correspondence for UFO conferences. The series is arranged alphabetically, and then chronologically within each folder. Material and correspondence related to various UFO conferences. Published proceedings from the MUFON conferences have been transferred to the Library's Printed Materials department.

Abduction Study Conference-Cambridge, 1992
1992 February-June Box Series V-1
American Association for the Advancement of Science-Boston, 1969
1968 July-1969 September Box Series V-1
MUFON Conference, 1987
1987 June Box Series V-1
MUFON Conference, 1989
1989 Box Series V-1
MUFON Conference, 1990
1990 Box Series V-1
MUFON Conference, 1992 (?)-Linda Moulton Howe Slides
1992 (?) Box Series V-1
Smithsonian UFO Symposium, 1980
1970-1980 Box Series V-1
Smithsonian UFO Symposium, 1980-Transcript
1980 Box Series V-1
Series VI. Periodicals
1967-2000 11 lin. feet

UFO and SDI periodicals collected by Klass, as well as Klass's Skeptic UFO Newsletter (SUN). The series is arranged alphabetically by title, and then chronologically. The periodicals in Series VI range from single issues to complete runs of works published within the United States, as well as international works such as the German pro-UFO publication CENAP Report. Also in this series is Klass' own Skeptical UFO Newsletter which he began publishing on a bi-monthly schedule in 1989 and has attracted over 300 subscribers.

Abduction Watch
1997-1998 Box Series VI-1
AFU Newsletter
1989-1993 Box Series VI-1
American UFO Newsletter
1997-1998 Box Series VI-1
Anomalies: L'Observateur des Pavasciences
1996-1997 Box Series VI-1
Arms Control Today
1986-1987 Box Series VI-1
Aura-z
1993 Box Series VI-1
Aviation Week and Space Technology
1981, 1986 Box Series VI-1
Bulletin of Anomalous Experience
1990-1994 Box Series VI-1
Bulletin of Anomalous Experience
1990-1992 Box Series VI-1
Bulletin of Anomalous Experience
1993-1994 Box Series VI-1
Bulletin of the Intruders Foundation (Vol. 1)
1989-1992 Box Series VI-1
California UFO
1986 Box Series VI-1
Cenap Report
1990-1999 Box Series VI-2
Cenap Report
1990-1993 Box Series VI-2
Cenap Report
1994-1995 Box Series VI-3
Cenap Report
1996-1997 Box Series VI-4
Cenap Report
1998-1999 Box Series VI-5
C.E. Chronicles (1 issue Forbidden Science)
1993-1995 Box Series VI-6
Caveat Emptor
1988-1990 Box Series VI-6
Cereologist: The Journal for Crop Circle Studies
1990-1992 Box Series VI-6
Communion Letter
1989-1991 Box Series VI-6
Contact Forum
1993, 1995 Box Series VI-6
Continuum
1991-1993 Box Series VI-6
Devil's Advocate
1995-1997 Box Series VI-6
Enigmas
no date Box Series VI-6
Farout
1992-1993 Box Series VI-6
Fate
1992-1993, Box Series VI-6
Fortean Times
1993, 1997 Box Series VI-6
Georgia Sky Watch
1996 Box Series VI-6
Houston Sky
1994-1996 Box Series VI-7
HUFON Report
1993-1997 Box Series VI-7
International UFO Library Magazine
1993 Box Series VI-7
International UFO Reporter
1976-1998 Box Series VI-7
International UFO Reporter
1976 Box Series VI-7
International UFO Reporter
1977 Box Series VI-7
International UFO Reporter
1978 Box Series VI-7
International UFO Reporter
1979 Box Series VI-7
International UFO Reporter
1980 Box Series VI-7
International UFO Reporter
1981 Box Series VI-7
International UFO Reporter
1982 Box Series VI-7
International UFO Reporter
1983 Box Series VI-7
International UFO Reporter
1984 Box Series VI-7
International UFO Reporter
1985 Box Series VI-8
International UFO Reporter
1986 Box Series VI-8
International UFO Reporter
1987 Box Series VI-8
International UFO Reporter
1988 Box Series VI-8
International UFO Reporter
1989 Box Series VI-8
International UFO Reporter
1990 Box Series VI-8
International UFO Reporter
1991 Box Series VI-8
International UFO Reporter
1992 Box Series VI-8
International UFO Reporter
1993 Box Series VI-8
International UFO Reporter
1994 Box Series VI-8
International UFO Reporter
1995 Box Series VI-9
International UFO Reporter
1996 Box Series VI-9
International UFO Reporter
1997 Box Series VI-9
International UFO Reporter
1998 Box Series VI-9
Journal fur UFO-Forschung
1990 Box Series VI-9
Journal of Scientific Exploration
2000 Box Series VI-9
Just Cause
1978-1979 Box Series VI-10
Los Identificados
no date Box Series VI-10
Magonia
1994-1998 Box Series VI-10
MUFON UFO Journal
1980-1999 Box Series VI-10
MUFON UFO Journal
1980 December Box Series VI-10
MUFON UFO Journal
1981 Box Series VI-10
MUFON UFO Journal
1982 Box Series VI-10
MUFON UFO Journal
1983 Box Series VI-10
MUFON UFO Journal
1984 Box Series VI-11
MUFON UFO Journal
1985 Box Series VI-11
MUFON UFO Journal
1986 Box Series VI-11
MUFON UFO Journal
1987 Box Series VI-11
MUFON UFO Journal
1988 Box Series VI-11
MUFON UFO Journal
1989 Box Series VI-12
MUFON UFO Journal
1990 Box Series VI-12
MUFON UFO Journal
1991 Box Series VI-12
MUFON UFO Journal
1992 Box Series VI-12
MUFON UFO Journal
1993 Box Series VI-13
MUFON UFO Journal
1994 Box Series VI-13
MUFON UFO Journal
1995 Box Series VI-13
MUFON UFO Journal
1996 Box Series VI-13
MUFON UFO Journal
1997 Box Series VI-14
MUFON UFO Journal
1998 Box Series VI-14
MUFON UFO Journal
1999 Box Series VI-14
MUFON UFO Journal
2000 Box Series VI-14
NARO Minded
1996, 1997 Box Series VI-15
New Ufologist
1994-1996 Box Series VI-15
Oddysey
1988-1990 Box Series VI-15
Official UFO
1975 Box Series VI-15
Orbiter
1989-1992 Box Series VI-15
Ovni Presence
1992-1994 Box Series VI-15
Paradox
1991-1992 Box Series VI-15
Perspectivas Ufologicas
1993-1995 Box Series VI-15
Phenomena la revue des Phenomenes OVNI
1992-1999 Box Series VI-16
Phenomena la revue des Phenomenes OVNI
1992 Box Series VI-16
Phenomena la revue des Phenomenes OVNI
1993 Box Series VI-16
Phenomena la revue des Phenomenes OVNI
1994 Box Series VI-16
Phenomena la revue des Phenomenes OVNI
1995 Box Series VI-16
Phenomena la revue des Phenomenes OVNI
1996 Box Series VI-16
Phenomena la revue des Phenomenes OVNI
1997 Box Series VI-16
Phenomena la revue des Phenomenes OVNI
1998 Box Series VI-16
Phenomena la revue des Phenomenes OVNI
1999 Box Series VI-16
Phoenix Newsletter
1994-1996 Box Series VI-16
Roswell Reporter
1994-1996 Box Series VI-16
Saucer News
1967 Box Series VI-16
Saucer Smear
1986-1998 Box Series VI-16
Saucer Smear
1986 Box Series VI-16
Saucer Smear
1987 Box Series VI-16
Saucer Smear
1988 Box Series VI-16
Saucer Smear
1989 Box Series VI-17
Saucer Smear
1990 Box Series VI-17
Saucer Smear
1991 Box Series VI-17
Saucer Smear
1992 Box Series VI-17
Saucer Smear
1993 Box Series VI-17
Saucer Smear
1994 Box Series VI-17
Saucer Smear
1995 Box Series VI-17
Saucer Smear
1996 Box Series VI-17
Saucer Smear
1997 Box Series VI-17
Saucer Smear
1998 Box Series VI-17
Scienza and Paranormale
1994 Box Series VI-17
Skeptics UFO Newsletter (SUN) Vol. 1-30
1989-1994 Box Series VI-18
Skeptics UFO Newsletter (SUN) Vol. 31-60
1995-1999 Box Series VI-18
Skeptics UFO Newsletter (SUN) Vol. 70
2002 Box Series VI-18
Skylight Aktuell / International
1990 Box Series VI-18
South Shore Skeptic
1991 Box Series VI-18
Space World
1977 Box Series VI-18
Staf Beacon
1997 Box Series VI-18
SUFOI Newsletter
1990 Box Series VI-18
Tahtiviesti
no date Box Series VI-18
Treat V
1993 Box Series VI-18
UFO
1988-1995 Box Series VI-19
UFO
1988 Box Series VI-19
UFO
1989 Box Series VI-19
UFO
1990 Box Series VI-19
UFO
1991 Box Series VI-19
UFO
1992 Box Series VI-19
UFO
1993 Box Series VI-19
UFO
1994 Box Series VI-20
UFO
1995 Box Series VI-20
UFO (Japan)
1992 Box Series VI-20
UFO Newsclipping Service
1992-1999 Box Series VI-20
UFO Newsclipping Service
1992 Box Series VI-20
UFO Newsclipping Service
1993 Box Series VI-20
UFO Newsclipping Service
1994 Box Series VI-20
UFO Newsclipping Service
1995 Box Series VI-20
UFO Newsclipping Service
1996 Box Series VI-20
UFO Newsclipping Service
1997 Box Series VI-21
UFO Newsclipping Service
1998 Box Series VI-21
UFO Newsclipping Service
1999 Box Series VI-21
UFO Rivista Di Informatione Ufologica
1988-1995 Box Series VI-21
UFO Rivista Di Informatione Ufologica
1996-1998 Box Series VI-21
UFO Times
1995 Box Series VI-21
UFO Universe
1990 Box Series VI-21
Ufologist
1992-1994 Box Series VI-21
VSD
no date Box Series VI-21
West Virginia UFO Newsletter
1995-1996 Box Series VI-22
X Factor
1997 Box Series VI-22
Series VII. Audiovisual Materials
1980-1998 5 lin. feet

Video and audio tapes relating to UFO and SDI programs that Klass either recorded purchased or from television. The audio tapes include recordings of lectures and radio/TV interviews by some of the UFO movement leaders (such as James E. McDonald and J. Allen Hynek), in addition to interviews Klass conducted as part of his own investigations. Finally, most of the printed materials which Klass donated have been transferred to the Printed Materials department.

Due to copyright restrictions, material in this series cannot be copied.

A photograph of Klass demonstrating a manner in which UFO photography can be produced is included at the end of this series.

1990 Montreal UFO Incident
1995 Box Series VII-1
Alien Abductions: Alternative Explanations and Guidelines
1993 Box Series VII-1
Alien Autopsy (Commercial Video)
unknown Box Series VII-1
Alien Autopsy-Fact or Fiction?
1995 August 28 Box Series VII-1
Alien Autopsy [Fox Network, 2nd showing]
1995 September 4 Box Series VII-1
Alien Autopsy Film (Roswell): FUJI TV
unknown Box Series VII-1
Alien Autopsy: The Uncut Footage
unknown Box Series VII-1
Alien Encounters from New Tomorrowland
1995 March Box Series VII-1
Are We Alone [CBS-48 Hours]
1994 April 20 Box Series VII-1
Are we Alone? (CBS news)
1996 December Box Series VII-1
Are we Alone? (in the Universe)
1992 Box Series VII-1
Area 51: Interview with an Alien
1998 January 20 Box Series VII-1
Arthur C. Clarke UFOs; HBOX Undercover Special; Gulf Breeze Case (Unsolved Mysteries); Billy Meier
1985; 1990 Box Series VII-1
Beyond Science? (Scientific American Frontiers)
1997 November Box Series VII-1
Beyond the Line: UFO Abduction Episode
1990 March 18 Box Series VII-2
Crop Circles + Home Video of UFO
1991 September Box Series VII-2
Crossfire (CNN)
1994 April 29 Box Series VII-2
Danger in our Skies: New UFO Threat / We are the Aliens
1999 Box Series VII-2
Debunking "Alien Autopsy" [ABC-TV 20/20]
1997 April 4 Box Series VII-2
Don Berliner: Crash at Corona [Hartford Cty. Aston. Society]
1992 October 10 Box Series VII-2
Dr. John Mack and "Abductees" CNN "Sonya Live"
1994 April 28 Box Series VII-2
Encounters: The UFO Conspiracy
1994 Box Series VII-2
Encounters: The UFO Conspiracy [FOX TV]
1994 February 22 Box Series VII-2
Extraterrestrial Contact: Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
1998 Box Series VII-2
Fifth Annual Ozark UFO Conference #9-Abductee Panel and Expert Panel
1993 April Box Series VII-2
Fire in the Sky: Travis Walton / Mike Rogers [Larry King Live and Hard Copy]
1993 March 12 Box Series VII-2
Flying Saucers are Real! Vol. 1
1996 Box Series VII-2
Flying Saucers are Real! Vol. 2
1996 Box Series VII-2
Interview with AFOSI Agent Richard C. Doty on 1980 Kirtland AFB UFO Incident
1988 August Box Series VII-3
Interview with the "Alien Santili Cameraman"; KNBC L.A. Implants Removed from People; KNBC L.A. Area 51 Secret Base; KTLA L.A. UFO Abductions and E.T.s; KTLA L.A. Area 51
1997 May Box Series VII-3
Intruders
1992 May Box Series VII-3
Intruders [CBS TV]
1992 May Box Series VII-3
Jackie Mason Show #23
unknown Box Series VII-3
Jerry Springer: Aliens!
1992 Box Series VII-3
Kidnapped by UFOs? (NOVA)
1996 February 27 Box Series VII-3
KTVU (Oakland) UFO Seriess
1996 November Box Series VII-3
Larry King Live
1995 August 4 Box Series VII-3
Larry King Live
1995 August 4 Box Series VII-3
Larry King Live-Roswell
1991 July 1 Box Series VII-3
Maury Povish Show-Budd Hopkins + 6 "abductees"
1996 September Box Series VII-3
Misc. TV
1980-1990 Box Series VII-3
Misc. UFO Chit Chat
1993 August 8 Box Series VII-3
Morton Downey, Jr. TV Show on UFOs
1988 September Box Series VII-4
Mysterious Skies
1999 February Box Series VII-4
NASA and UFOs
1992 Box Series VII-4
Rolanda Talk Show
1994 Box Series VII-4
Ron Reagan Show: UFOs
1991 December Box Series VII-4
Roswell (Movie)
1994 July 31 Box Series VII-4
Roswell (Showtime Movie)
1994 July 31 Box Series VII-4
Roswell / Alien Autospy (Japanese TV)
1996 April Box Series VII-4
Roswell: Paul Davids' Rebuttal to USAFs 1994 Report
unknown Box Series VII-4
SCAM Cameraman Interview
1996 December Box Series VII-4
Science Frontiers-#1 UFO, #2 Close Encounters of the Fifth Kind
1995 April 8 Box Series VII-4
SDI: The Technical Challenge
1986 Box Series VII-4
Secrets and Mysteries: UFOs; UFOs: Ascientific Enigma [MUFON]
1987; 1985 Box Series VII-4
Sightings: The UFO Report
1991 October 18 Box Series VII-4
Soviet UFOs: Hard Copy; Montel Williams: UFOs
1991 May 27; 1993 December Box Series VII-4
Special on UFOs, Albuquerque
1992 July 9 Box Series VII-4
Star Wars [PBS]
1986 April 22 Box Series VII-5
Straight Talk on UFOs
1989 September 7 Box Series VII-5
The Mexican UFO's [MUFON Symposium]
1998 Box Series VII-5
The Quality of the Messenger: An Inside Look at the Quest for Credible Information in the Field of UFO Research
1993 Box Series VII-5
The Secret KGB UFO Files
1998 April 13 Box Series VII-5
The UFO Cover-up? Live from Area 51 [TNT Larry King Special]
1994 October 1 Box Series VII-5
The Uninvited
1998 Box Series VII-5
TOPX: Abducted by UFOs
1996 September Box Series VII-5
UFO "Mish-Mash"
unknown Box Series VII-5
UFO-the Untold Stories
1994 Box Series VII-5
UFO-The Untold Stories Continue
1996 Box Series VII-5
UFO Abductions: Oprah Winfry, John Mack
1994 April 18 Box Series VII-5
UFO Diaries (6 Tapes)
1996 Box Series VII-6
UFO Incident (Betty/Barney Hill UFO abduction) NBC-TV
1975 October 20 Box Series VII-6
UFO Phenomenon
1995 Box Series VII-6
UFO Secret: The Roswell Crash
1993 Box Series VII-6
UFO TV: Larry King, Current Affair
1992 Box Series VII-6
UFO's Are Real
1993 Box Series VII-6
UFO-Abductions Lecture by Budd Hopkins
unknown Box Series VII-6
UFO-Abductions: Dr. John Mack
1994 April Box Series VII-6
UFO: The Hidden Truth (4 Volumes)
1996 Box Series VII-7
UFOlogy at the Turning Point: William L. Moore, Budd Hopkins, Stanton Friedman
1989 Box Series VII-7
UFOs-The Best Evidence
unknown Box Series VII-7
UFOs [Japanese TV]
1995 Box Series VII-7
UFOs Down to Earth
1997 January 5 Box Series VII-7
UFOs: Fact of Fantasy?
1991 March 11 Box Series VII-7
UFOs: Have we Been Visited? II
1998 February 22 Box Series VII-7
UFOs: Danger in the Skies
1998 April 6 Box Series VII-7
UFOs: Fact or Fantasy?
1991 March 11 Box Series VII-7
UFOs: Miracle of the Unknown (2 tapes)
1994 Box Series VII-7
Unsolved Mysteries
1994 September Box Series VII-8
Unsolved Mysteries-Gulf Breeze Update; Vancouver UFO Movie
1990 Box Series VII-8
Unsolved Mysteries; Prime Time: Russian UFOs; The Unexplained
1991; 1994; 1996, 1997 Box Series VII-8
Visitors from the Unknown, and UFOs are real
1991 and 1979 Box Series VII-8
War in Space [PBS]; Star Wars [NBC]
1983; 1984 Box Series VII-8
Where are all the UFOs?
1996 May 12 Box Series VII-8
Whitley Strieber: Larry King Live
1988 September Box Series VII-8
"Technology Development Overview" Mr. John Gardner-Second Annual SDI Briefing
1985 Box Series VII-9
15th Interplanetary Conclave of Light-Jerry Clark Speaker
n.d. Box Series VII-9
Budd Hopkins, "Patterns of UFO Abductions"
1999 Box Series VII-9
Directed Energy Weapons, AAAS 1988 Annual Meeting-Boston (3 tapes)
1988 Box Series VII-9
Dr. John Mack: MUFON-93
1993 July 3 Box Series VII-9
Excerpts from Robt. Carr Interview (From WWDC)
1974 November Box Series VII-9
George Knapp: UFOs in Russia, MUFON-Austin
1994 July 9 Box Series VII-9
John Mack SSE
1999 June 5 Box Series VII-9
Karl Pflock / KOB (2 tapes-audio)
1995 March 28 Box Series VII-9
Karla Turner: MUFON-94 / Austin, "UFO
1994 July 9 Box Series VII-9
Mark Scott / Phil Klass
1996 November 1 Box Series VII-9
MUFON 1996 Symposium, Medical and Surgical Aspects of UFO Abductions, Roger K. Leir
1996 Box Series VII-9
MUFON 1996 Symposium, Studying Intrusions from the Subtle Realm..., John E. Mack
1996 Box Series VII-9
MUFON-93: Linda Moulton Howe + Final Q&A
1993 July 4 Box Series VII-9
Roswell Int'l UFO Mueum Lecture Seriess-Lt. Col. Philip Corso and Wm. Birnes
1997 July 5 Box Series VII-9
Roswell UFO Encounter '97 Lecture Seriess-Budd Hopkins
1997 July 4 Box Series VII-9
Roswell UFO Encounter '97, Lecture Seriess-Robert O. Dean
1997 July 5 Box Series VII-9
Roswell: Art Bell Radio Talk-Show with PJK / Stan Friedman
1993-1994 ? Box Series VII-9
SSE David Jacobs
1999 June 4 Box Series VII-9
Stan Friedman / WXYZ, Host: Mark Scott
1997 February 5 Box Series VII-9
Steven Greer, New Age Renaissance Fair, San Jose,
1997 November Box Series VII-9
The UFO Experience, Dr. Robert Wood and Ryan Wood, "Cosmic Watergate: New Evidence of Alien
1998 October Box Series VII-9
The New MJ-12 Papers
n.d. Box Series VII-10
Philip Klass debunking existence of unidentified flying objects through demonstration of UFO photograph faking techniques.
1967 1.0 Photograph(s)

Abstract: View of Klass holding a disk in the air, showing how photography can be faked.

This item has been digitized:
http://diglib.amphilsoc.org/fedora/repository/graphics:3818

Series VIII. Annotated Publications
1975-1998 1 lin. feet

Contains unpublished works by other authors, gray literature, and galley proofs for Klass' book "The Real Roswell Crashed-Saucer Coverup." Correspondence and other items once folded into published works have been removed and placed in folders in this series, with the published works themselves transferred to the Printed Material Department for storage. For a complete listing of published titles, see the separation report above.

Bartholomew, Robert E. "UFOlore: A Social Psychological Study of a Modern Myth in the Making" #1
1988 Box Series VIII-1
Bartholomew, Robert E. "UFOlore: A Social Psychological Study of a Modern Myth in the Making" #2
1988 Box Series VIII-1
Bartholomew, Robert E. "UFOlore: A Social Psychological Study of a Modern Myth in the Making" #3
1988 Box Series VIII-1
Bullard, Thomas E. "The Sympathetic Ear: Investigators as Variables in UFO Abduction Reports"
1996 Box Series VIII-1
Ecker, Frances Anne. "Grey Matter"
1983 Box Series VIII-1
Gersten, Peter A., "The Ultimate Secret" Vol. 1
1987 Box Series VIII-1
Klass, Philip J. Review of Out There by Howard Blum
1991 Box Series VIII-1
Klass, Philip J. "The Real Roswell Crashed-Saucer Coverup" [Uncorrected Galleys]
1997 Box Series VIII-1
"Jim Ragsdale Story: A Closer Look at the Roswell Incident"
1996 Box Series VIII-2
"Unusual Personal Experiences"
1992 Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Fawcett, Lawrence and Barry J. Greenwood. Clear Intent
1984 Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Haines, Richard F. UFO Phenomena and the Behavioral Scientist
1976 Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Hopkins, Budd. Intruders
n.d. Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Hynek, J. Allen and Jacques Vallee. The Edge of Reality
1978 Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Meaden, George Terence. The Circles Effect and Its Mysteries
1979, 1985, 1989 Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Pope, Nick. The Uninvited
1997 Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Randle, Kevin D. The October Scenario
1988 Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Rhea, John. SDI: What Could Happen
1988 Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Seller, Charles E. UFO
n.d. Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Sheaffer, Robert. UFO Verdict
1981 Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Startup, Bill. The Kaikoura UFOs
n.d. Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Story, Ronald D. UFOs and the Limits of Science
1981 Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Strieber, Whitley. Communion
1988 Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Strieber, Whitley. Confirmation
1998 Box Series VIII-2
Material removed from: Tambling, Richard. Flying Saucers
1992 Box Series VIII-2
Rommel, Jr., Kenneth M., "Operation Animal Mutilation"
1980 June Box Series VIII-2
Rutland, Jonathan. "UFOs" [children's Book]
1987 Box Series VIII-2
Smith, Marcia S., "The UFO Enigma"
1983 June 20 Box Series VIII-2
Teets, Bob. "UFOs and Mental Health"
1997 Box Series VIII-2
Bound volumes
1989-1995 6 vols. Volume 1-6

Uncorrected proofs or galleys of books on UFOs. Filed at the end of the collection.

Blum, Howard.
Out There: The Government's Secret Quest for Extraterrestrials. New York: Simon and Schuster
1990 
Bryan, C.D.B..
Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind: Alien Abduction, UFOs, and the Conference at M.I.T. New York: Alfred A. Knopf
1995 
Conroy, Ed.
Report on Communion: An Independent Investigation of and Commentary on Whitley Strieber's Communion." New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc.
1989 
Friedman, Stanton T. and Don Berliner.
Crash at Corona: The U.S. Military Retrieval and Cover-Up of a UFO. New York: Paragon House, 1992
1992 
Friedman, Stanton T..
Top Secret / MAJIC. New York: Marlowe and Co.
1996 
Walters, Ed and Frances Walters.
The Gulf Breeze Sightings: The Most Astounding Multiple Sightings of UFOs in U.S. History. New York: William Morrow and Co.
1990